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Prelinger Archives
by MPO Television Films, Inc.
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eye 48,990
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General Motors 1961 Motorama film presenting new cars, appliances and futuristic ideas at their most banal.
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Topics: Futurism, Automobiles: Advertising, Houses and homes: Kitchens
Prelinger Archives
movies
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favorite 73
comment 3
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Prelinger Archives
by Handy (Jam) Organization
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favorite 47
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This institutional film was designed to promote Chevrolet's corporate citizenship rather than any specific model of automobile. While it forcefully demonstrates how central automobile manufacturing is to the American economy, it even more strikingly shows the effects of the automobile upon our landscape. Bombastic narration is accompanied by excellent images of automobile manufacturing, the extraction and processing of raw materials from the earth, and mid-1950s consumerism. Cinematography:...
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Topics: Manufacturing, Automobiles: Economic effects, Sustainability: 1950s
Prelinger Archives
by Handy (Jam) Organization
movies
eye 41,366
favorite 168
comment 12
Strange, highly generalized portrait of the American woman consumer.
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Topics: Consumerism, Gender roles
Prelinger Archives
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favorite 54
comment 15
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Prelinger Archives
by Premier-Hardcastle Productions / Social Science Films
movies
eye 21,199
favorite 59
comment 6
Etiquette for teenagers as demonstrated by well-dressed youth of Webster Groves (Missouri) High School.
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Topics: Social guidance, Social guidance: Etiquette, Webster Groves, Missouri
Prelinger Archives
by American Documentary Films, Inc.
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eye 82,240
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The Regional Planning Association of America's plea for community chaotic cities and urban sprawl. Directors: Ralph Steiner and Willard Van Dyke. Script: Henwar Rodakiewicz, from an outline by Pare Lorentz. Commentary written by Lewis Mumford. Narrator: Morris Carnovsky. Photography: Ralph Steiner, Willard Van Dyke, Jules V.D. Bucher, Edward Anhalt, Roger Barlow and Rudolph Bretz. Editor: Theodore Lawrence. Music: Aaron Copland.
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Topics: Sustainability: 1930s, City planning, Regionalism
Prelinger Archives
by Handy (Jam) Organization
movies
eye 91,486
favorite 59
comment 23
Promotional film made for the City of Detroit, an unsuccessful bidder for the Olympic Games. With views of city highways, automobile manufacturing, a diverse population, and social activities, all shot prior to the city's economic decline.
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Topics: Detroit, Michigan, City planning, Race relations
Prelinger Archives
by Coronet Instructional Films
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favorite 216
comment 51
One of the best examples of post-World War II social guidance films, with examples of "good" and "bad" girls, proper and improper dating etiquette, courtesy to parents, and an analysis of what makes some people popular and others not. A scream and a sobering document of postwar conformity. Director: Ted Peshak. Cinematography: Bill Rockar. Writers: Robert Chapin and Patricia Kealy. Editor: George Wilbern. Educational adviser: Dr. Alice Sowers, Director, Family Life Institute...
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Topics: Social guidance, Teenagers, Gender roles
Prelinger Archives
by Handy (Jam) Organization
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favorite 104
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Introducing stereophonic phonograph records.
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Topic: Media: Phonograph
Prelinger Archives
by U.S. Treasury Department
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eye 286,196
favorite 171
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Complex and disturbing anti-Japanese propaganda film produced to spur the sale of U.S. war bonds. CONTENT ADVISORY: Explicit racism and extreme violence.
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Topics: World War II: Japan, Propaganda, World War II: Homefront